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we saw an emphasis on jobs. matters pertaining to apprenticeships. we are investing in child care. what we have already achieved. >> these are coalition priorities. we need to continue with his long-term plan. this is a continuation of what you've heard today. we need to keep building a stronger economy. there is a lot of work to be done. >> your thoughts? >> i agree about a strong economy. what i thought was interesting about the queen's speech is how it flattered certain groups. how you provide greater security work. that will be big engagements. along with housing. there is good rhetoric. >> there's no piece of legislation that will dominate the election. even the unexpected will become
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involved or it will be on the campaign trail. nothing we do today will change the electoral map of britain. >> good of you to come in. that is the coverage. more on the bbc news channel throughout the day. for the team at westminster, things for watching. goodbye. [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2014] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] >> the british parliament has been in recess for local and european elections. question time returns this wednesday. you can watch at any time at pastan find video of
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programming. , simon &uesday schuster is releasing hillary clinton's latest book "hard choices." the tv was in new york at the publisher office to talk with some people involved in the production of the book. >> i have been involved throughout all of the books actually. i am not the one publishing. not official of the sure of the -- i'm not official publisher. we try to her sprayed her to publish a book. it takes a -- try to persuade her to publish a book. it takes a village. i have been involved in every single one of her publications. i'm not the editor. that is not my core strength. i watch over the publication. i help get it organized.
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i make sure things are on track. sure that all of our best people are working on it. >> it is her fourth book with us. i was the editor of the book. i was involved from the very beginning. i'm overseeing all aspects of it . i work with all of the people at the company. >> as the editor, are there a lot of e-mails back and forth? >> every case is different. in this case, i have tried to give as much attention to secretary clinton's book as i have two other authors republish. we are also publishing james webb, who was a terrific u.s. senator. his book is out right now. i do not want to favor one author over another. book,n we acquired the
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they asked if there is anything we could do for the e-books. we brainstormed some ideas. we talk about the right time to act on those ideas. we have been thinking of it as a digital product from the beginning. .> my role is to liaison >> what is an effective media campaign? where do you go? >> it depends on what the book is and what is the potential for a book. it begins with the national media and break out from there. role with the clinton title has been to work on the marketing side of that. it involved websites dedicated to the book will stop a facebook
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page. promotional videos. the release of content on the web. my role has been in the digital marketing area erie it has been a fun one. when people watch and they care -- we make a lot of videos. we do not have many that go up on -- homepage of aol oe yahoo! or yahoo! picks up. towatch for hillary clinton pr book tv soon to discuss her latest book "hard choices." next, remarks by the deputy on russia's intervention in ukraine. then a discussion about the future of the european economy. after that, a forum against the battle -- for the battle against al qaeda wil. >> if you wait until the thing
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shows up for cheaper alternative, you have waited too long. is betterows up, it and less expensive. in the case of our navigation example, we had companies like tom tom. they knew the smartphone was starting to take off. they understood it was possible that someone -- google, apple -- could launch in navigation app. they said, we do not see any threat yet. he will respond what show up. when it did respond, within months, and millions of people are saying this is better and cheaper. this is worse and more expensive. which will i choose? by then it was too late for them to respond. businesses will need to start looking much earlier into the lifecycles of technology recognize that even before there is a product, there will be a lot of experiments going on.
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crowd funding platforms. it allows you see how people are playing with these technologies. that is the moment when you should get worried. >> how technology changes the way companies do business. monday on "the communicators" at 8 p.m. on c-span 2. >> deputy national security advisor talks about the u.s. and european response to isolate russia of politically and economically actors intervention in ukraine. he talked about the effectiveness of the sanctions might annexation of crimea will eventually prove to be what he calls a strategic loser for russia in the long-term. he spoke at a conference on europe hosted by the brookings institution. it is about 45 minutes. ladies and gentlemen, i hope you have had some time to enjoy
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lunch. we hope you have had a good lunch. we are truly pleased to have tony blinken here to wrap up our annual conference today. does not have an immense amount of time with us. he has to leave on the dot at 1 :15. we are privileged to have him here given all the things that is happening on the agenda. he probably has a few things to do manning the office. delighted with tony was agreed to give the keynote. tanker.fellow think [indiscernible]
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has goner directors off to work for tony. their work together on the european front. tony is probably keeping him pretty busy. the londonor administration -- worked for the clinton administration. the senate foreign relations committee. he began the deputy assistant to vice president biden when he moved to the white house. do being an to advisor for president obama. he has a good record of advising
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people. we should pay attention to things he has to say today. to tell us about transatlantic relations. thank you so much. [applause] thank you very much. it is always great to be at brookings. so many good friends and colleagues here. so many people we have stolen from here on including ohphil and others. also administrations of both past and future rely on us. it is a was wonderful to be here. .t is good to be involved i appreciate you all hosting me
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very much. i thought i would try to trace where we are with ukraine by going back and sort of tracing how we got to where we are. i will offer thoughts on the way toward. this is a very good issue. there is much going on in your with the president and his european counterparts. is very much in the headlines. protest that the began at the end of last year, it is fair to say that while the protests -- the catalyst for change basically reversing himself and associations agreement with the european union, something that you're expected, the u.s.
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expected, russia expect, that the ukrainian people expected, that was the catalyst. as you and something even deeper. that was a profound dissatisfaction in the sense of disenfranchisement among so many ukrainians from all walks of life. with corruption, but the graph -- with economic stagnation and the lack of opportunity. these all came together and we have this catalyst, the 180. in a vicious crack round that followed. then we had russia and actions they were almost from another era. is that it's will to will and to disseminate its smaller neighbor -- it used its size and power to bully its smaller neighbor.
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the free flow of militants across the border and the tripling of the price of gas to ukraine, all of this fuel but almost orwellian propaganda machine based on two very cofound ironies. they enjoyed far greater freedoms in ukraine and russia's own citizens under president putin. second, the federalist that russia seeks to impose it exactly the opposite of the increasingly centralized control . the stakes for the knighted states and for the international community were threefold. if you go back to the major
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ineign-policy speech february of 2009, that was a speech that laid out details. the vice president the time also said there are going to be clear differences between the united states and russia owing forward and clear red lines. maybe the most important is our profound production of the validity of the influence that we believe profoundly that the countries and people have the right to decide the own future and with whom to associate. that principle was challenged by russia. so is a principle that in the 21st century, redrawing borders by force, undermining the sovereignty and security -- a nifty was unacceptable. the precedent for which that was set is also something that needed a swift and stern reaction will stop vitally, there is something particular about the situation in ukraine
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is critically important. ofgoes back to the instance a budapest agreement. when the soviet union fell apart a left the state with many nuclear weapons. extent, andc has another all day -- agreed to give up weapons. in the case of ukraine, it wasn't prepared to do that. byhad a firm commitment russia, by the u.s. and the united kingdom that it sovereignty and territorial integrity to begin rekeyed. the four countries signed a budapest agreement to guarantee that. the idea that this piece of paper could be torn up by russia profoundly called into question what message this would
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you mean to those who considered nuclear weapons. the united states response, i think, can be looked at in two points of time. from the moment the protests were met with a violent reaction, we worked very hard to try to de-escalate the crisis, to bring the parties together, and the vice president was constantly on the phone with then president yanukovych. the president was deeply engaged with his european partners as well as with vladimir putin looking for a diplomatic agreement for a way forward to resolve the crisis peacefully, but once the russians went into shifted, andolicy the president set three very clear directions that we follow to this day. first, we will isolate russia for the actions it is ki


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